Participants

Allen Ballard  

Steven Leibo   

Reid Mitchell  

William Rainbolt  


Essays

Essay by Allen Ballard   

Essay by Steven Leibo 

Essay by Reid Mitchell  

Essay by William Rainbolt  


Guest Essay

Essay by Thomas Mallon  


Discussion


Writing samples 

Moses Rose  
by William Rainbolt  

A Man Under Authority   
by Reid Mitchell  

Carried by Six
by Allen Ballard 
 

Tienkuo: The Heavenly Kingdom   
by Steven Leibo  


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Content  

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a virtual conference session  


Reid Mitchell [email protected]  

EDUCATION: 
BA in history, University of New Orleans, 1977. 
MA in history, the College of William and Mary in Virginia, 1979. 
Ph.D. in history, University of California, 1985. 
MFA in Creative Writing, Warren Wilson College, expected 1998. 

EMPLOYMENT: 
1998: Fulbright Senior Scholar, Eotvos Lorand University, Hungary 
Since 1993. University of Maryland, Baltimore. 
1986-1993. Princeton University
1985-1986. Rutgers University

BOOKS: 
Civil War Soldiers, New York: Viking, 1998. 
The Vacant Chair, New York: Oxford, 1993. 
All on a Mardi Gras Day, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard, 1995. 
A Man Under Authority, New York: Turtle Point Press, 1997. 

 

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